Yoox Group, the Bologna, Italy-based Internet retailer, said Thursday that it plans to go public in the first part of 2009.
The company has hired Eidos Partners to be the financial adviser for the initial public offering planned for the Milan Stock Exchange. Eidos has listed five companies on the exchange in the last three years.
A Stella McCartney sketch of a custom dress made from protein-based silk in partnership with biotech lab Bolt Threads. The dress will be displayed at The Museum of Modern Art's upcoming design exhibition, "Items: Is Fashion Modern?"